The Cross is the Only Path to God Luke 9:22-25
Thursday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time
Before doing something today I will pause to examine the motives for which I do it: is it for me or for God? If it is only for me, I will rectify my intentions or leave the deed aside, especially if I have the opportunity to do something else for God or to serve God in my neighbor.
Joyful Reparation Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18
Wednesday Eighth Week in Ordinary Time
I will make a Lenten program of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.
True Worship Mark 7:1-13
Tuesday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time
I will examine my conscience to see if I am using any of my gifts and talents to glorify or serve only myself. If so, I'll strive to put these same gifts at the service of God.
Teaching the Thickheaded Luke 5:1-11
Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
oday I will pray and make a sacrifice to Our Lord so that he sends generous and holy vocations to the Church, especially where she needs them the most.
Resting in the Lord Mark 6:30-34
Saturday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time
I will find some concrete way to prepare myself and my family for the celebration of Sunday Mass: reflecting on the Mass readings, organizing ourselves to arrive early to visit Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, doing some service of charity like visiting the sick or elderly, etc.
Grace's Last Stand and Ultimate Victory Mark 6:14-29
Friday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time
I will work to be sincere in all I do, and use the sacrament of confession as a place of constant conversion and openness to God's will.
Sent With Authority Mark 6:7-13
Thursday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time
I will make it a point to involve an apostolic colleague in my effort to help some friend or family member encounter Christ.
Made for God Mark 6:1-6
Wednesday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time
I will be very obedient to the lights I receive today from the Holy Spirit, acting on them with promptness and generosity.
To Believe or Not to Believe Luke 4:21-30
First Sunday in Ordinary Time
Today I will offer an act of faith and trust in some desire of Christ for me, one that I originally met with fear or indifference.
Speaking from the Heart of Christ Luke 2:22-40
Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Today I will renew my personal consecration to the Heart of Christ in a visit to the Eucharist, and I will remember in a special way all consecrated persons throughout the world who renew their vows today.
The Fruit of the Kingdom Mark 4:26-34
Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time
Today I will take time to say a special prayer or make a special sacrifice for the conversion of sinners.
Let Christ's Light Shine Mark 4:21-25
Thusrsday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time
I will enlighten my conscience better about a point of our faith or morals by looking it up in the Catechism of the Catholic Church (It can be found on-line at http://www.vatican.va if needed).
Work for the Harvest Mark 4:1-20
Wednesday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time
Today I will offer up a small sacrifice to ask God for the grace of acquiring the virtue that I need the most.
Stronger Than Blood Mark 3:31-35
Tuesday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time
Today I will make an act of charity towards someone with whom I find it difficult to get along.
Identity Confusion Mark 3:22-30
Monday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time
I will do something to share my faith with others today.
Bringing Good News Luke 1:1-4. 4:14-21
Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
Today I will review my New Year's resolutions and work on abiding by one in a particular way.